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Hagerstown in Washington County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Robert E. Lee

 
 
Gen. Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 9, 2007
1. Gen. Robert E. Lee Marker
Inscription.  Gen. Robert E. Lee with Longstreet’s Corps entered Hagerstown Sept. 11, 1862 to make it a base for operations in Pennsylvania. On Sept. 14, 1862 this force hastened to the battle of South Mountain and then to the battlefield of Antietam.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is September 11, 1892.
 
Location. 39° 36.998′ N, 77° 42.696′ W. Marker is in Hagerstown, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Frederick Street (Historic National Road) (Alternate U.S. 40) near Kenly Avenue, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerstown MD 21740, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Building the Funkstown Bridge (approx. 0.3 miles away); M3A1 Light Tank (approx. 0.4 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); Funkstown Bridge No. 2 (approx. 0.4 miles away); Civil War Hospital Site (approx. half a mile
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away); Baltimore Street (approx. 0.6 miles away); Keller Home (approx. 0.6 miles away); This Plot is Dedicated to Public Use (approx. 0.6 miles away).
 
Additional keywords. Confederate, Maryland Campaign
 
Marker is along the Old National Road. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, June 9, 2007
2. Marker is along the Old National Road.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,464 times since then and 102 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 14, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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